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Papilio Shell Dining Chair

Designed by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italia

Made in Italy

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    b&b italia papilio shell chairs in situ
    b&b italia papilio shell chairs in situ


    Forming part of the iconic seating collection of the same name, the Papilio Shell dining chair by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italia calls to mind the wings of a butterfly ready to take flight.

    Papilio Shell comes with a padded polypropylene shell covered in fabric or leather. The base comes in two versions: with four steel or four wooden legs.


    • Polypropylene shell
    • Bayfit® flexible cold shaped polyurethane foam shell upholstery (SH1I-SH2I-SH3I-SH4I)
    • Support frame
    • Steel profiles support frame (SH1-SH1I)
    • Solid wood legs (SH2-SH2I)
    • Double-side ferrules (SH1-SH1I-SH2-SH2I) plastic material/felt
    • Fabric or Gamma leather cover

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    About B&B Italia

    B&B Italia is one of the world’s foremost modern furniture companies, renowned for high-end designer furnishings. Founded in 1966 with the entrepreneurial vision of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, B&B Italia represents the extraordinary convergence of design and industry—the expression of contemporary culture.

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